Greedy Island Alert! Low Cal Belgian Waffles

BELGIANWAFFLE Greedy Island Alert! Low Cal Belgian Waffles

[Image via She-Fit]

Sometimes it’s just not enough to stare at the food porn. You need to gnaw on it with your eating claws – especially if it’s healthy. The woman that is She-Fit concocted this waffley recipe you need to know about. But it’s not those waffles from Romania, neither is it the ones from Peru. They’re Belgian, baby!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 1 3/4 cups skim milk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 and 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup flax seed meal
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions:

1. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, oil, applesauce, and vanilla. Beat in other ingredients.

2. Preheat a waffle iron, and coat with non-fat cooking spray. Pour batter into waffle iron in batches, and cook until crisp and golden brown.

You can opt for low cal toppings like I Can’t Believe it’s Not Butter Spray, fresh strawberries or fat-free whip cream.

Isn’t She-Fit mahhhvelous? So after you get done chewing on the waffles, you can read her post on how women can benefit from a man’s funky armpits.

Comments

  1. skippymom says:

    I would, tho’, like to see a Peruvian waffle….wth is that. giggle

    Great recipe.  Pooldad asked for waffles the other day and I will definitely try it tomorrow if he has to stay home from work tomorrow.

    Thanks. :D

    [Your shakeology pic is cracking me up. heehee]

    • Josie says:

      I’m sure the Peruvimites eat waffles. No? And darn, I was totally going for serious face in the Shakeology pic. Now you reveal to me I’ve failed? Dammit!

  2. Miz says:

    and here I am without whole wheat flour—but not without the motivation to mess with the recipe and see what I mightcould use instead :)

  3. Patrick says:

    I like to place crushed almonds in the batter before cooking up the waffle. I know it adds some fat back, but it is healthy fat, I hope anyhow… I hope for lots of things, like cats & dogs to play nice together and bacon to naturally become fat free; a boy can dream!

  4. Leashieloo says:

    This made me very happy. I love, love, love Belgian waffles. Especially covered in deliciousness. I just need a damn wafflemaker!

  5. Tanya says:

    Hi Josie,

    I just wanted to let you know that I gave you a Stylish Blogger award on my blog!

  6. jin @ soul + food says:

    i …..want……that…waffle………..now!

  7. Todd says:

    Oh my that looks so good. We have waffles a lot, but never Belgium. We need to do that!

  8. LBurt says:

    Um YUM! I need that in my mouth, stat. 

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